I think this is a particularly lovely article for any kindred spirit who obsessively played imagination games as a child :)
Today's Book Review:
"A network of tunnels leading under the park, a secret exit to an abandoned mansion, a hidden box of documents... all very mysterious, but it's just a game, right?
Wrong. When shadowy figures start watching every move they make, Kitty, David, Andrea and Martin know they've stumbled onto more than a forgotten piece of history. They need to find all the answers fast, before someone beats them to it."
The Wounded Giant: America's Armed Forces in an Age of Austerity by Michael O'Hanlon is anon-fiction eBook in which the author lays out his ideas for military budget cuts.
If you have ever been to the sea-shore just because the waves somehow enchanted you, or if on a particular visit someone kicked sand in your boyfriend’s face (an inexcusable act) thinking him a weakling though you refused to believe it because you happened to be wearing rose-colored glasses and because of a long-suffering faith in your dearly beloved or simply because you consider him a godly man, unbeliever that he used to be, William Tyndale gave you the words to tell your story.
Following the advent of Tyndale’s English Bible, a single generation later, from 1570 to 1630 more than thirty thousand new words entered the English language. (pg. xxii in the Prologue)
Check out my review of The Sleepwalkers by Paul Grossman. This debut novel is a fast paced mystery set at the dawn of the rise of Hitler ruled Germany. As always, comments and suggestions are welcome!
ANATOMY OF A DISAPPEARANCE by Hisham Matar
A boy and his stepmother must cope with the forced disappearance of his father and the secrets of his past.
See my review and the story of my inspiring acquaintance with the author at A Kindle in Hong Kong.
http://www.amazon.co.uk/review/R4Z4SOW2L1DLZ/ref=cm_cr_rdp_perm?ie=...; tag=&linkCode= Another five star review for Cruel Justice. Grab your copy for £1.70/$2.99 ;-)
This is a review of Clapton: The Autobiography by the musician Eric Clapton -
I'm attempting to go 100 days without purchasing a book. Day one. Ugh.
My latest review is of "Hallowed" by Cynthia Hand.